Aaron Sachs Explain Why Dark Comedy Matters in the Fight Against Climate Change
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew talks to Cornell historian and author of Stay Cool, Aaron Sachs, about why dark comedy matters so much in the fight against climate change.
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Aaron Sachs is Professor of History and American Studies Cornell University. He is the author of The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of American Environmentalism, and Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition. With John Demos, he co-edited Artful History: A Practical Anthology. He lives in Ithaca, NY, with his wife, three children, and two cats. Occasionally there’s a woodchuck in the backyard.